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PBN Award Winners
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Five-year-old Provdotnet LLC, which provides data-center solutions to Alex and Ani LLC, Atrion SMB and 7-Eleven, among others, is enjoying remarkable growth. By parlaying its expertise in data-center services, the company realized a nearly 300 percent increase in revenue from 2011 to 2013, with year-end 2013 revenue of $1.2 million. Provdotnet is continuing to see gains and expects sales of nearly $2 million in 2014, said Ron Sacks, CEO and managing partner. It’s a number that the firm is likely to see. A year ago, Sacks and company predicted 2013 revenue of between $1 million and $1.5 million. more
From its humble beginnings as a portable sawmill operation back in 1911, South Kingstown-based and family-owned Arnold Lumber Co. has grown into a $60 million operation boasting nearly 200 employees, four lumberyards, a masonry division, a kitchen center, a door shop, construction-lending division and a specialty commercial window division – Seaside Casual Furniture, which manufactures and distributes premium outdoor furniture throughout the United States and beyond. more
Roughly 30 percent of Providence’s public school students are “chronically absent,” missing 18 or more days of school every year. That’s a huge problem, according to research that shows chronic absenteeism is a major predictor of whether a student will drop out before completing high school. more
Resources and services for Rhode Island's homeless have grown steadily wider, deeper and more progressive since the start of the millennium. Part of the improvement can be attributed to Laurie A. Devlin, chief financial officer of … more
Paul Cronin, a senior vice president at IT services firm Atrion Networking Corp., sums up Marianne Caserta, the company's chief financial officer, in two words: "silent giant." "She doesn't have to say, ‘I know more than you,' but you … more
As a lifelong Rhode Islander, Joe Greene is very passionate about the work he does as chief financial officer and treasurer at Providence-based Johnson & Wales University. But in reality, for Greene it really goes beyond mere passion. … more
Bean counters. Isn't that what we're talking about here? As anyone in business knows, that is most definitely not what this year's winners in PBN's Chief Financial Officers Awards program are. The nine awardees are not just key … more
Deborah M. Thomas, Hasbro Inc.'s executive vice president and chief financial officer, frequently uses "we," rather than "I." She called teamwork essential to address one of Hasbro's most significant challenges – changing its cultural mind-set to … more
Todd Blount, president and CEO of Blount Fine Foods Corp., the maker of fine soups, sauces, entrees and sides based in Fall River and Warren, has been named winner in the Leadership & Strategy category of Providence Business News’ second annual Manufacturing Awards program. more
Providence Business News has chosen the winners of the 2015 40 under Forty competition, to be honored Thursday, July 23, at Aldrich Mansion in Warwick. more
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